Back to School

Whether you are a student looking for ways to ensure that homework gets done as quickly and as smoothly as possible, or an adult wanting to encourage your children to complete their homework as accurately as possible, there are a number of ways that you can maintain good homework habits.

To pack a school lunch your child will enjoy, you need to balance nutrition with fun, likable foods. Kids throw away a lot of food at lunchtime, both from purchased school lunches and lunches brought from home. Even the most lovingly packed lunch can become trash can fodder if its contents make the child or his friends say, "Yuck!"

The scope and impact of school bullying is extremely worrying to say the least. School bullies can turn the lives of their victims upside down, and the problem is made worse by teachers who are unwilling or unable to deal with it. Unfortunately, bullying affects a large number of students in schools all over the country. The methods can be subtle or combative. Either way, bullying can have serious consequences.

How can you or your kids avoid the "Summer Brain Drain"?